Shark expert, Greg Skomal and a team of engineers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution embark on a mission to find out why Great White sightings in Florida are on the rise. It’s the biggest study ever of Atlantic Great Whites.
Deep below the ocean’s surface live some of the strangest marine animals on earth. Three expeditions are exploring those depths for sharks that glow in the dark, and they are hoping for a close encounter in the strange domain of alien sharks.
Shark Week's Dr. Tristan Guttridge tags and follows giant hammerhead sharks to find out what brings them to Bimini in the Bahamas in early November. Many appear to be pregnant females and Dr. Guttridge has found evidence they've arrived to feed the growing young in their bellies before moving to the Florida coast to prey on migrating blacktips.
Great white sharks live most of their lives on or near the sea floor where humans dare to venture. Now, world-renowned shark photographer Chris Fallows descends to the bottom in W.A.S.P., a craft that will allow him to enter their mysterious underworld.
Shark Week experts are in search of some of the world's strangest sharks. Dr. Craig O'Connoll goes to the Bass Strait for sawsharks while Victoria Elena Vasquez and Dr. David Ebert go into deep water in Tokyo Bay to find the goblin shark. While they find their goblins and sawsharks, there's also ghost sharks, frilled sharks and the amazing luminescent lantern shark.
Paul De Gelder returns to Shark Week with Dr. Jonathan Werry and Andy Casagrande to unlock the mysteries of a new great white hotspot known as Isle of Jaws. On their journey, they make a startling discovery that causes them to re-think everything they thought they knew about great whites.
Since 2008, every two years in October, shark attacks have struck at Surf Beach, California. As October 2014 closes in, the big questions remain: will the attacks happen again? Is it the same shark? Can DNA be used to find the massive 16+ foot killer?
The quest to photograph the largest great white shark continues as experts Andy Casagrande and Jeff Kurr join forces with Dickie Chivell at Guadalupe Island, Mexico. Theories suggest these mega sharks may come to feed and mate at this great white hot spot
Michael Phelps travels to Bimini Shark Lab to visit Shark Week veteran Doc Gruber and Dr. Tristan Gutteridge to learn everything 'shark'. They teach him the myths, misconceptions and how to safely dive even when a hammerhead swims three feet from his face
A team of marine biologists set out to clock the top speed of the fastest shark in the ocean - the Mako. Meanwhile, a second crew aims to prove that Makos are ambush predators that breach to kill their prey, just like Great Whites.
An invasive species is turning one of the world's oldest marine ecosystems upside down. Dr. Neil Hammerschlag leads a team that includes cameraman Joe Romeiro and local expert Alex Hearn to the Galapagos to observe and document how tiger sharks have reset the underwater order in one of the shakiest place on the planet in the last 10 years.
Dr. Greg Skomal and the Woods Hole team go to the Bahamas to investigate the private lives of bull and hammerhead sharks. Under the guidance of Doc Gruber and Dr. Tristan Guttridge of the Bimini Shark Lab, the team discovers information about the hunting techniques of the fierce predators.
Bear Grylls has survived almost every land-based scenario imaginable but he's now taking on a whole new set of challenges against the ocean's most powerful predators. In typical Bear fashion, he pushes the limits beyond anything ever seen before on Shark Week including chumming from a helicopter, diving into a feeding frenzy and even acting as human bait.
Over four decades ago, giant great white sharks off Long Island, New York, gave rise to the legend of Jaws. While all of those big sharks were caught, killed or otherwise disappeared, the sons and daughters of Jaws are making a comeback! Dr. Craig O'Connell goes looking for the legendary monsters of Montauk to see if the bloodline of Jaws continues.